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Furloughed federal workers protest. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Government’s Work Stacking Up a Week Into Shutdown

Across America the government’s work is piling up, and it’s not just paperwork. It’s old tires and red Solo cups littering a stretch of river in Nebraska. Food poisoning microbes awaiting analysis in Atlanta. The charred wreckage of a plane in California, preserved in case safety investigators return.



Frustration, Anxiety Felt Among Federal Government Workers

Many federal workers are frustrated, anxious and growing tired of being pawns in a never-ending political struggle over government funding.